Sunday, February 1, 2009

Vintage Hankies...

These were my mother's hankies and for as long as I can remember they have been in this lucite box. I remember it on my mothers bureau and looking at them and wondering why they really never got used.
So here's the challenge.. I have these wonderful little pieces of art and really have no idea what to do with them. Any ideas??? I do have 3 in frames that are State handkerchiefs.. Hawaii, Ohio, and Florida. So anything other than framing would be helpful. Thanks all you creative women out there...

5 comments:

Small House said...

I have quite a large pile of vintage hankies. I have a barn wood frame divided into four sections. I put a different hankie in each section. The best part about this frame is that there is chicken coop wire over it. Someday I'll try to post a picture of it. I'm sure I don't make any sense. I'll be checking back to read the ideas that people post. I'm curious.

Tracey said...

Thanks, I really like the idea and will see what I have around here.. I have some old window frames.. think that might work??? Stay tuned.....

Kathleen said...

Good Morning! I didn't know you had Ma's box too. I remember it so very clear. I wonder how old that box is? Where did she get all those hankies? I don't recall. Course, I'm losing my mind anyway. I love old window frames, and from now on I am buying all I find for sale. Can't wait to yard sale. I have no idea what to do with all of those hankies....there has got to be some crafty person out there that has additional ideas. LL is in Kansas, grizzley as a bear, and oh so short temempered. Yikes! The library is having their annual magazine give away today (old copies) I plan to be there when they open. Oh I'm ramblin'......love you SIS, Kath

50s Housewife said...

They are so pretty! I have a few too and for the most part they are tucked away. I DO like to carry one in my purse (sprayed with perfume of course). :)

I'm looking forward to some great ideas!

pedalpower said...

Those are so pretty! Scroll to the bottom of this post and you will see a pic of what my mom did with her collection of hankies:
http://gardenjunk.blogspot.com/2008/12/handkercheif-curtain-and-other-ideas.html